In Liepaja concluded Latvian adult championship 2018 with our player Rebeka Mertena victory

From August 5 till 11 already second year in a row, at the tennis courts of Liepaja Tennis sport school took place “LR pieaugušo čempionāts 2018” (Latvian adult championship 2018). In the most important Latvian tournament participated 50 tennis players from all around the Latvia. Liepaja Tennis sport school was represented by Alise Vindiga, Rebeka Mertena, Elza Tomase, Veronika Jociene, Anastasija Rižkova, Paula Jankova, Alise Frickausa, Karolīna Skābe, Toms Sutris, Toms Rolis, Justs Jakovļevs, Matīss Šteinhards, Renārs Grodskis, Eduards Grodskis, Daņils Kozlovs, Andis Aigars, Mārtiņš Jaunzems, Martins Ivanovs and Gints Siliņš. In the tournament tennis players competed in Singles, Doubles and Mixed doubles.At the men competition best success from Liepaja Tennis sport school representatives showed Toms Rolis, Eduards Grodskis and Renārs Grodskis, who managed to get till the games for Semifinal. Unfortunately all three of our representatives couldn’t manage to get into the Semifinals. Meanwhile, former Liepaja Tennis sport school student Adrians Žguns managed to play his way into the Final, but Adrians chose not to play in the Final, so the Singles champion in men competition became Rūdolfs Mednis (ACB/VL tenisa skola), 2nd place was taken by Adrians Žguns (former Liepaja Tennis sport school student).In men Doubles till the Final managed to get Liepaja Tennis sport school representative Toms Rolis, who played together with Dāvis Vītols (Tennis Pro Academy). In Final with 6-0 6-1 succeeded and the Latvian Doubles champions became Rūdolfs Mednis (ACB/VL tenisa skola) and Gustavs Lukstiņš (ACB/VL tenisa skola), so Toms Rolis and Dāvis Vītols finished 2nd.In Mixed Doubles till the Final got only Liepaja Tennis sport school representatives – Rebeka Mertena with Toms Rolis competed against Veronika Jociene and Eduards Grodskis. In this our representatives Final duel best success with 6-3 6-3 had Rebeka Mertena and Toms Rolis, who became Latvian Mixed doubles champions 2018.In women Doubles till the Final got Liepaja Tennis sport school representative Rebeka Mertena who played together with Laura Slišāne (ACB/VL tenisa skola). Rebeka with Laura in Final competed against Margarita Ignatjeva (Rīgas satiksmes tenisa klubs) and Greta Veinberga (Rīgas satiksmes tenisa klubs). With 7-5 6-4 better success had Rīgas satiksmes tenisa klubs representatives Margarita Ignatjeva and Greta Veinberga, so Rebeka Mertena and Laura Slišāne finished 2nd.Women Singles Final was in Liepaja sign, because two Liepaja Tennis sport school representatives managed their wins to get into the Final, so our girls Rebeka Mertena and Elza Tomase had to compete against each other. Final game between our representatives took two days, because in the first day, when they got the 1st set till 6-6, game was interrupted by heavy rain, so the game had to be played in next day. In the next day even and intense Final game rain still managed to interrupt the game for short periods, bur our girls could manage to finish the Final game with the sunshine. In the sunny finish, sunny smile in her face had our Rebeka Mertena, because with 7-6(4) 3-6 6-4 Rebeka managed to win the Final game and became the Champion of Latvia 2018, but other our Finalist Elza Tomase finished 2nd. We congratulate our players with the great success!Pictures from the tournament are available in “Gallery“.